(navigation image)
Home Animation & Cartoons | Arts & Music | Community Video | Computers & Technology | Cultural & Academic Films | Ephemeral Films | Movies | News & Public Affairs | Prelinger Archives | Spirituality & Religion | Sports Videos | Television | Videogame Videos | Vlogs | Youth Media
Search: Advanced Search
Anonymous User (login or join us)
Upload

View movie

item imageitem imageitem imageitem image

View thumbnails

Play / Download (help[help])

(118.6 M)512Kb MPEG4
(127.7 M)Ogg Video
(1.3 G)MPEG2


All Files: HTTPS
[CC0 1.0 Universal]

Resources

Bookmark

National Archives and Records AdministrationBig Picture: The Hap Arnold Story

something has gone horribly wrong 8-p
Prefer flash? · Embed · Questions/Feedback?

National Archives and Records Administration

ARC Identifier 2569701 / Local Identifier 111-TV-437

Big Picture: The Hap Arnold Story

DVD Copied by Timothy Vollmer. The birth and growth of our Air Force into the powerful fighting unit it is today began within the United States Army. During this period, for almost his entire forty-six years of service, General "Hap" Arnold, Commanding General of the Army Air Force, completely dedicated himself to building America's strength in the skies. America owes much to him for this development and for the air supremacy and victory in World War II. This is his life, brought to the television screen on THE BIG PICTURE series, as a modest, hard-working and good-natured man. The documentary begins in 1909 when a Frenchman by the name of Bleriot flew a frail contraption across the English Channel. A few weeks after, a young American lieutenant saw it and began to wonder even then about the military effects of many flying machines in the air at the same time. That young lieutenant, Henry "Hap" Arnold, was to be come the Commander of the greatest Air Force in history -- two and a half million men and seventy thousand aircraft.




This movie is part of the collection: FedFlix

Producer: National Archives and Records Administration
Language: English
Keywords: archives.gov; public.resource.org

Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal


Individual Files

Movie Files MPEG2 Ogg Video 512Kb MPEG4
gov.archives.arc.2569701.mpeg 1.3 GB
127.7 MB
118.6 MB
Image Files Animated GIF Thumbnail
gov.archives.arc.2569701.mpeg 305.3 KB
3.3 KB
Information FormatSize
gov.archives.arc.2569701_files.xml Metadata [file]
gov.archives.arc.2569701_meta.xml Metadata 2.0 KB

Be the first to write a review
Downloaded 301 times
Reviews

Credits

Uploaded by Public.Resource.Org